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  • Mentoring in the Ensemble Artsby Timothy Sharp

    Gia Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Tim Sharp is a choral conductor and clinician and the executive director of the American Choral Directors Association, the national professional association for choral conductors, educators, scholars, students, and choral music industry representatives in the United States. In this capacity, he represents choral activity in the United States to... more...

  • The Musician's Breathby James Jordan; Mark Moliterno; Nova Thomas

    Gia Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    Examining breath in its role as the delivery system” for ideas in musical performance, this provocative book makes a compelling case for the power of submitting oneself to its miracles. The study is divided into two sectionsthe first discussing the why” of breathing and the second providing the how” with practical applications for singers, instrumentalists,... more...

  • Portrait Galleryby Edward Greenfield

    Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 11.99

    From Leonard Bernstein to Benjamin Britten, André Previn and Igor Stravinsky, Edward Greenfield had the privilege of getting to know some of the 20th century's greatest composers, conductors and performers. His lifelong career as a music critic for the Guardian and Gramophone has taken him around the world and left him with an endless source of fascinating... more...

  • The Insider's Guide to Music Licensingby Brian Tarquin

    Allworth Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    First-hand advice for musicians from Brian Tarquin, author, who has over twenty years of experience in licensing music to record labels, TV shows, feature films, radio promos, and network promos. This book takes you through how licensing really works: what type of royalties are expected, digital royalties from companies, receiving royalties from iTunes,... more...

  • All the Moves (But None of the Licks)by Clive Selwood; John Peel

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 16.99

    Clive Selwood is the man who invented 'chart hyping' in the first place, the man who started the first 'hippie' record label and who pioneered the concept of radio 'session' recordings with one of the most successful independent record labels ever. Replacing Des O'Connor as a Butlin Redcoat, falling foul of London gangsters, taking a major record company... more...

  • Psychology and Musicby W. Jay Dowling; Thomas J. Tighe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book deals with the complex cognitive processes involved in understanding two "horizontal" aspects of music perception, melody and rhythm, both separately and together. Focusing on the tonal framework for pitch material in melodies, the first section provides evidence that mere exposure to music organized in a particular way is sufficient to induce... more...

  • The Perception of Musicby Robert Frances; W. Jay Dowling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    This translation of this classic text contains a balance of cultural and biological considerations. While arguing for the strong influence of exposure and of formal training on the way that music is perceived, Frances draws on the literature concerning the amusias to illustrate his points about the types of cognitive abstraction that are performed... more...

  • Measured Tonesby Ian Johnston

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 74.95

    Most books concerned with physics and music take an approach that puts physical theory before application. Consequently, these works tend to dampen aesthetic fascination with preludes burdened by an overabundance of algebraic formulae. In Measured Tones: The Interplay of Physics and Music Third Edition , Ian Johnston a professor of astrophysics and... more...

  • Mathematics and Musicby James S. Walker; Gary W. Don

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 68.95

    At first glance, mathematics and music seem to be from separate worlds—one from science, one from art. But in fact, the connections between the two go back thousands of years, such as Pythagoras’s ideas about how to quantify changes of pitch for musical tones (musical intervals). Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance explores... more...

  • Masques, Mayings and Music-Dramasby Roger Savage

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    In-depth case-studies of significant aspects of early twentieth-century English music-theatre, which engage with notions of Englishness and the idea of a 'musical renaissance' more...